Best time to visit, weather and climate Kathmandu
Best time to visit Kathmandu, Nepal

Best time to visit Kathmandu, Nepal

The best time to visit Kathmandu in Nepal is in march and april and october, when you will have a pleasant temperature and limited till little rainfall. The highest average temperature in Kathmandu is 26°C in may and the lowest is 15°C in january. The weather and climate of Kathmandu is suitable for a city trip.

The average climate figure for Kathmandu is an 6,2. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

Kathmandu has 2 types of climates prevailing, namely the moderate climate and ice cap climate. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Kathmandu or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Climate Kathmandu per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
15°C 18°C 22°C 25°C 26°C 26°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 22°C 19°C 17°C
11
mm
29
mm
31
mm
83
mm
172
mm
253
mm
390
mm
362
mm
203
mm
79
mm
12
mm
5
mm
Climate Kathmandu

Climate Kathmandu


Climate Kathmandu per Month

Climate Kathmandu per Month

Kathmandu has 2 types of climates prevailing, namely the moderate climate and ice cap climate. The average annual temperature for Kathmandu is 22° degrees and there is about 1631 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 146 days a year with an average humidity of 62% and an UV-index of 5.

 
Day
Night
Precip
Rain
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 15°C 18°C 22°C 25°C 26°C 26°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 22°C 19°C 17°C
Night 3°C 6°C 10°C 13°C 16°C 18°C 19°C 18°C 16°C 11°C 7°C 5°C
Precip 11
mm
29
mm
31
mm
83
mm
172
mm
253
mm
390
mm
362
mm
203
mm
79
mm
12
mm
5
mm
Rain
days
4 6 8 14 25 27 31 31 28 17 5 4
Dry
days
27 22 23 16 6 3 0 0 2 14 25 27
Sun hours
per day
7 8 10 12 12 12 9 10 10 8 7 7
Wind force
in Bft
2 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 2 1 1
UV-index 3 4 5 5 5 5 5 6 5 4 4 3
 


Climate Kathmandu january

On average, it is maximum 15° in january in Kathmandu and at least around 3° degrees. In january there are 4 days of rainfall with a total of 11 mm and the it will be dry 27 days this month in Kathmandu.

Climate Kathmandu february

On average, it is maximum 18° in february in Kathmandu and at least around 6° degrees. In february there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 29 mm and the it will be dry 22 days this month in Kathmandu.

Climate Kathmandu march

On average, it is maximum 22° in march in Kathmandu and at least around 10° degrees. In march there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 31 mm and the it will be dry 23 days this month in Kathmandu.

Climate Kathmandu april

On average, it is maximum 25° in april in Kathmandu and at least around 13° degrees. In april there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 83 mm and the it will be dry 16 days this month in Kathmandu.

Climate Kathmandu may

On average, it is maximum 26° in may in Kathmandu and at least around 16° degrees. In may there are 25 days of rainfall with a total of 172 mm and the it will be dry 6 days this month in Kathmandu.

Climate Kathmandu june

On average, it is maximum 26° in june in Kathmandu and at least around 18° degrees. In june there are 27 days of rainfall with a total of 253 mm and the it will be dry 3 days this month in Kathmandu.

Climate Kathmandu july

On average, it is maximum 24° in july in Kathmandu and at least around 19° degrees. In july there are 31 days of rainfall with a total of 390 mm

Climate Kathmandu august

On average, it is maximum 24° in august in Kathmandu and at least around 18° degrees. In august there are 31 days of rainfall with a total of 362 mm

Climate Kathmandu september

On average, it is maximum 24° in september in Kathmandu and at least around 16° degrees. In september there are 28 days of rainfall with a total of 203 mm and the it will be dry 2 days this month in Kathmandu.

Climate Kathmandu october

On average, it is maximum 22° in october in Kathmandu and at least around 11° degrees. In october there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 79 mm and the it will be dry 14 days this month in Kathmandu.

Climate Kathmandu november

On average, it is maximum 19° in november in Kathmandu and at least around 7° degrees. In november there are 5 days of rainfall with a total of 12 mm and the it will be dry 25 days this month in Kathmandu.

Climate Kathmandu december

On average, it is maximum 17° in december in Kathmandu and at least around 5° degrees. In december there are 4 days of rainfall with a total of 5 mm and the it will be dry 27 days this month in Kathmandu.

14 day weather forecast Kathmandu

14 day weather forecast Kathmandu

The weather for Kathmandu in Nepal will be around 28° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Sa
6 Jun
Zware Regen 25°C 16°C 38 mm 95% 1m/s 8
Su
7 Jun
Zware Regen 26°C 17°C 16 mm 85% 1m/s 11
Mo
8 Jun
Regen 27°C 18°C 7.9 mm 70% 1m/s 11
Tu
9 Jun
Broken wolken 28°C 19°C 3.8 mm 55% 1m/s 9
We
10 Jun
Broken wolken 30°C 20°C 4.1 mm 60% 1m/s 10
Th
11 Jun
Lichte Regen 28°C 20°C 14 mm 80% 1m/s 10
Fr
12 Jun
Zware Regen 28°C 20°C 22 mm 90% 1m/s 4

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Sa
13 Jun
Zware Regen 25°C 20°C 25 mm 90% 1m/s 4
Su
14 Jun
Zware Regen 26°C 20°C 29 mm 90% 2m/s 9
Mo
15 Jun
Zware Regen 26°C 20°C 23 mm 90% 1m/s 4
Tu
16 Jun
Zware Regen 26°C 19°C 32 mm 90% 1m/s 1
We
17 Jun
Zware Regen 25°C 19°C 18 mm 85% 1m/s 1
Th
18 Jun
Zware Regen 26°C 20°C 22 mm 90% 1m/s 1
Fr
19 Jun
Zware Regen 26°C 20°C 31 mm 90% 1m/s 1
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About Kathmandu

About Kathmandu

Kathmandu lies in Nepal in the province Bāgmatī and the population consists of 895.000 inhabitants. If you want to call Kathmandu you have to use +977 or 00977 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +9775012457809 or 009775012457809.

Kathmandu is in a straight line at 7.331 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 10 hours10.

The coordinates of Kathmandu, Nepal are latitude: 27.716667 en longitude: 85.316667

The GPS coordinates are N 27° 43' 0.1200" en E 85° 19' 0.1200"

Currency Kathmandu

Currency Kathmandu

In Kathmandu the Nepalese rupee is used to pay.

Exchange rate Nepalese rupee (NPR) 6 june 2020

1 Nepalese rupee = 0,01 Pound sterling
100 Nepalese rupee = 0,65 Pound sterling

1 Pound sterling = 153,29 Nepalese rupee
100 Pound sterling = 15.328,60 Nepalese rupee

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Time difference Kathmandu

Time difference Kathmandu

In Kathmandu it is now 00:27 o’clock at night on sunday 7 june 2020. That is 4,75 hour later than in United Kingdom. The time zone of Kathmandu is Asia/Katmandu and the Greenwich time is UTC+05:+05.

Vaccinations Kathmandu

Vaccinations Kathmandu

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Hepatitis A (besmettelijke geelzucht)

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in Kathmandu.

  • BMR (Bof, Mazelen en Rode hond)
  • Dengue (knokkelkoorts)
  • Hepatitis B
  • Japanse encefalitis
  • Rabiës
  • Tuberculose (TBC)